Suspect in 7-month-old infant’s murder enters ‘not guilty’ plea.

The suspect was arrested on Waite and Oakwood.
Published: May. 4, 2022 at 9:00 AM EDT
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TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - The suspect accused of shooting and killing a 7-month-old in April entered a plea of not guilty in Lucas County Court Tuesday.

Jadiah Carter, 22, who was arrested on May 3, is charged with murder in the death of Desire Hughes.

Police say Carter shot the child, as well as her father, Jeremiah Hughes, at the intersection of Jackman and Hillcrest on April 27.

Jadiah Carter
Jadiah Carter(WTVG)

Jeremiah Hughes was grazed by a bullet and was treated and released.

Carter’s bond was set at $6 million. A pre-trial court date is set for July 7.

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